Media Blackout: Canada Plans To Dump Nuclear Waste Less Than Mile From US Border

Given the United States’ failure to build its own secure DGR, you would think the State Department would be concerned about its largest fresh water source’s close proximity to one.

(ANTIMEDIA) Over the last few years, the United States has not had the best track record with Deep Geologic Repositories (DGR) for nuclear waste. In February of 2014, the U.S.’ DGR, known as the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), had two separate incidents that compromised the integrity of the project by releasing airborne radioactive

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US Laboratory Admits Violating Nuke-Waste Permit

The lab says it failed to follow proper procedures in making the switch and in its testing and packaging of highly acidic waste that contained lead.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos National Laboratory says it made mistakes in packaging the waste that has been linked to a radiation leak at the government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico. In a letter released by state regulators Friday, lab officials say their internal probe of the handling of the toxic waste

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Great Lakes Communities Struggle Against Proposed Nuclear Waste Facility

The fate of a proposed nuclear waste facility near the Canadian shores of Lake Huron is left to the democratic process.

Rescuing Wetlands

For the past 15 years, Ontario Power Generation -- one of the largest producers of electricity in North America -- has been working to obtain approval from the Canadian government to build an underground repository near the Great Lakes to store its nuclear waste. As the approval process for the Deep Geologic Repository, or DGR, nears an end,

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Feds Leave Radioactive Waste Stranded In Wildfire Danger Zone

DOE announces it will not meet deadline for removal of radioactive containers held above-ground at northern New Mexico nuclear weapons lab

The Department of Energy admitted Friday it will not meet a deadline to remove dangerous radioactive waste, currently stranded above-ground in unsafe conditions at a New Mexico nuclear weapons laboratory, before wildfire season hits. At least 3,706 cubic meters of radioactive waste are being stored at the Los Alamos National Laboratory complex

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Suspected Radiation Leak In Military’s Nuclear Dumping Ground

‘This is highly toxic poisoning that can be eliminated by stopping the desire to be a nuclear power over the world’

A New Mexico deep-earth repository for the U.S. military's nuclear waste has likely sprung an underground radiation leak, sparking concern among Native American communities and other residents who "carry the burden" of this state's nuclear legacy. "Since the detonation and creation of first atomic bomb in New Mexico, we the people who live in

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Feds Adopt Plans For Disposing Of Nuclear Waste

Held in 177 underground tanks, nation’s biggest collection of radioactive waste is to be converted into glass-like substance for permanent disposal.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy intends to retrieve nearly all the highly radioactive waste stored in underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and convert it into a glass-like substance for permanent disposal, according to a decision that will be published Friday. The decision covers the nation's biggest

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